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Super Eagles ranked 40th best team in the world



The Super Eagles of Nigeria remained in 40th place in the most recent FIFA Coca-Cola world ranking, which was released on Thursday.

The ranking was published on the website of the world football governing organization.

Three-time African Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Nigeria are however ranked sixth in Africa.

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The Super Eagles, already qualified for 2023 AFCON, will be facing Lesotho and Zimbabwe in their 2026 World Cup qualifiers in November.

Lesotho, the team’s opponent on matchday one, fell to 153rd place in the world ranking while Zimbabwe who are the matchday two opponents remained in 125th spot.

The other teams in the Super Eagles World Cup qualifying group South Africa, Rwanda, and Benin Republic are ranked 64th, 140th, and 93rd, respectively.

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